M Muszytowski

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Recombinant human erythropoietin (rHuEPO) was used to treat the anaemia in a hemodialyzed 60 year old man with multiple myeloma requiring chemotherapy; the type of serum M component was IgA kappa. During the 5 months before rHuEPO treatment the patient was given multiple blood transfusions. rHuEPO was started 125 U/kg/week subcutaneously in divided doses(More)
We have studied the antibody response to hepatitis B vaccine in 42 hemodialysis patients; 8 of them were diagnosed as having HCV infection before vaccination. Hemodialysis patients received four doses of recombinant HB vaccine (Engerix-B, SKB, 40 micrograms per dose). Seroconversion occurred in 71.4% of all hemodialysis patients; in 79.4% of HCV-negative(More)
The aim of the study was to estimate the HBV infection preventive measures used in the twelve dialysis centres in north Poland. In all of the centres hepatitis B vaccination and segregation of HBV infected patients (dedicated machines or separate rooms), which are the two basic HBV infection control methods, were introduced. Our results point out that in(More)
The secondary kidney's diseases may be a cause of the acute renal failure in pregnancy. Pregnancy may be a factor which reveal earlier existence of the disease. We reported the case of 18-year-old woman (gravida 1) in whom the first symptoms of the Henoch-Schoenlein purpura occurred in 23rd week of pregnancy. In 32nd week of pregnancy appeared hypertension,(More)
PURPOSE Calcium-phosphate disorders are a frequent finding in HD patients, and, in some cases, may cause an abnormal coronary calcification. Some of the HD patients have increased serum cTnI level without evidence of acute coronary syndrome. The aim of this study was to determine if there is a correlance between increased cTnI levels and presence of(More)
Hemolytic-uremic syndrome is a very rare complication in the postpartum period, starting a few days or few months after usually spontaneous labour, which concludes a normal pregnancy. We report a case in which treatment with early hemodialysis, heparin, corticoids, and blood transfusions appeared to cure the acute hemolytic anaemia and the thrombocytopenia,(More)
Development of dialysis methods and progress in kidney and pancreas transplantation allowed to treat an increasing number of patients suffering from diabetic nephropathy (D.N.). This report evaluates availability and results of treatment in these patients. 31.12.93 in Gdansk and Bydgoszcz area there were treated 519 patients, including 43 (8.2%) with D.N.(More)
In 1944, during the World War II, many doctors and many medical students participated in the Warsaw Uprising. This group also comprised future nephrologists, professors of medicine, founders of Polish nephrology, dialysis and transplantology centers. We presented 3 of great polish nephrologists who participated in medical services in the Warsaw Uprising:(More)
Pregnancy is a rare finding in females with CRF. It is well known that in these cases pregnancy worsens the renal function and accelerates the beginning of dialysis therapy. Pregnancies in uremic females are complicated by a worsening of anemia as well as hypertension, fluid imbalance, electrolyte difficulties, malnutrition, polyhydramnios and preterm labor(More)
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